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Here Are All the Livestreams & Virtual Concerts to Watch During the Coronavirus Crisis: Week of Oct. 12

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Vijat Mohindra

Miley Cyrus performs for the 2020 IHeartRadio Music Festival.

It's a week full of big names when it comes to livestream concerts and events.

Things kick off Monday night with Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi and others joining Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Michael Stipe and more to remember and carry on Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy. Later in the week, Alanis Morissette and the Broadway cast of Jagged Little Pill will host a fundraiser for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, Stone Temple Pilots play their album Purple from start to finish, and more.

With the coronavirus pandemic ongoing -- and now with cases rising in the U.S. again -- many musicians have continued to hold virtual shows to safely entertain and connect with fans. Below is a list of socially distanced streaming events to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. This roundup will be updated as new livestreams are announced.


Oct. 12: Miley Cyrus, Michael Stipe, Demi Lovato, Hayley Williams and many more will be honoring late Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during the "Honor Her Wish" virtual event. The event is being held to demand that the Senate honor her final wish that a new justice not be confirmed to fill her seat until after the inauguration in January. "Honor Her Wish" is being held on the same day as the first hearing of Donald Trump's nominee for the vacant seat, and begins at 8 p.m. ET. The event is open to the public; RSVP here.

Oct. 13: Alanis Morissette and the cast of Broadway's Jagged Little Pill: The Musical are hosting a virtual fundraising event for the Biden-Harris campaign. The event will feature performances, discussions and special guests. The event begins at 8 p.m. ET, with tickets starting at $25.

Aaron Lee Tasjan is playing an acoustic set as part of his Live and Well From East Nashville virtual tour. The show begins at 8 p.m. ET via NoonChorus.com. Tickets start at $10.

Oct. 14: Jake Blount, winner of the Steve Martin Banjo Prize, performs on FreshGrass' FreshStreams livestream with an introduction from Steve Martin himself. Watch it here at 8 p.m. ET.

Oct. 15: Glass Animals will reimagine their live show as a broadcast dubbed "Live In The Internet." The show will feature a full band performance, special guests and creative fan interaction -- all in a striking virtual space. Tickets for "Live In The Internet" are on sale here.

Jazz musicians Christian McBride, Ravi Coltrane and many others are playing a virtual show to benefit the Biden-Harris campaign. The event begins at 7 p.m. ET; tickets start at $50.

Gangstagrass performs during Mondo.NYC, a three-day virtual festival, at 9 p.m. ET.

Oct. 16: Stone Temple Pilots will perform the entirety of their album Purple for a livestream on their website. The set begins at 8 p.m. ET; tickets are $10.

Offset is set to do a virtual meet-and-greet and virtual concert with Duke Deuce, YRN Murk and more. The event begins at 9 p.m. ET; tickets start at $19.98.

Lizzie Weber will perform a livestream concert at 7 p.m. PT to celebrate the release of new single "How Does It Feel."

Oct. 16-18: Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus, G-Eazy, Demi Lovato and many more are participating in Save Our Stages Fest. The event's goal is to amplify Save Our Stages' advocacy efforts and to raise money for its needs-based grant program that helps members of the independent music, comedy and arts communities. The event streams on YouTube.

With a keynote from Kevin Lyman and guest artists BabiBoi and Whitney McClain, Mondo.NYC hosts a day-long Mindfulness in Music event starting at noon ET.

Kosha Dillz celebrates the release of his new album Nobody Cares Except You with a livestream album release party on Mondo.NYC's YouTube and Facebook at 10 p.m. ET.

Oct. 17: Sammy Hagar is holding a virtual birthday bash live from Catalina Island, Calif. He'll be joined by Rick Springfield, REO Speedwagon's Kevin Cronin, and more. The celebration begins at 9 p.m. ET on Nugs.tv; tickets start at $25.

Haley Reinhart performs at L.A.'s legendary Whisky a Go Go at 7 p.m. PT via Veeps.com. "I look forward to bringing my touch to the Whisky stage. Who knows, I may just have to get up one of those legends to play a few tunes with me," Reinhart says.

Oct. 17-18: Kublai Kwon’s Joy Ruckus Club has teamed up with the online platform Sessions for a two-day festival featuring Eric Nam, Kid Trunks, Luna, Kevin Woo and more. Roughly 70 Asian American artists will perform in one continuous live stream from locations around the world, including North America, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Copenhagen, London, Dubai, Vietnam, Malaysia, UK and more. Additional artists on the lineup include DJ Cam Girl, James Lee, Kaachi, Ethan Kim and DJ Sura. Tickets are available here.

Oct. 18: Grum, Arturia, Local Action and more are playing a livestream set to celebrate Reactor Vol 1. The show begins at midnight.

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